Recap - St. Louis Defeats Washington 4-2
|Recap - St. Louis Defeats Washington 4-2|
St. Louis grabbed a 4-2 win over Washington on Wednesday, as Jaime Garcia was credited with a win at Nationals Park.
The Cardinals were a +143 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
St. Louis got 5 2/3 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Yadier Molina in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Denard Span in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
Trevor Rosenthal pitched the final 2 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Cincinnati.